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Ashton Man Arrested On Felony OWI, Other Charges After His Vehicle Was Found In Middle Of The Road

law lightbar blueGeorge, Iowa — An Ashton man has been arrested on several charges, one of them a felony, after a deputy found the man’s vehicle parked in the middle of the road.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that early on Sunday morning (3/3), about 4:15 AM, one of their deputies saw a vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway at the intersection of 170th Street and Kingbird Avenue — about four miles north and a mile east of George.

Upon further investigation it was determined that 22-year-old Rocky K. Kruse of Ashton had been operating the vehicle.

Kruse was arrested and charged with Parking on the Traveled Portion of the Roadway, a Simple Misdemeanor, Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor, and OWI 3rd Offense, a Class D Felony.

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